1. What is causing the problem?Global warming will increase the frequency or intensity of many kinds of extremeweather. 2. Which parts of the world is it affecting?Asia - Bangladesh and India have heavily populated low lying land. Rising sea levelsand increase in rainfall due to global warming an increasing problem.Africa - Increasing drought in an already food short continent.Australia - Hotter conditions are fueling massive bush fires that are occurring morefrequently.Pacific and Indonesia - Recent earthquakes have caused a major disaster in Indonesiaand Samoa is still mourning the after effects of a tsunami, as a result of an offshoreearthquake. Rising sea levels also threaten some islands in the pacific. Predicted to becompletely under water in the future are Kiribati, Tuvalu and Marshall Islands.Europe - Yearly flooding is now the norm when snow in the alpines melts. Greece andPortugal are regularly experiencing wildfires during summer heat waves.Latin America - The Amazon, already threatened by encroaching development is alsothreatened by increasingly dry weather.North America - Hurricane Katrina is the worst experienced so far due to rising sealevels and a massive storm surge. The threat from hurricanes is now a yearlyoccurrence. Bush fires in California have claimed many lives and rising sea levels isalso a problem. 3. Are there any statistics about it?